On vehicles with a manual transmission, worn shift bushings can cause the transmission to pop out of gear, especially when coasting down in 1st or 2nd gear. Replacing all the shift linkage bushings is pretty straight forward and not expensive and will commonly correct this concern.
Worn Shift Bushings Will Cause Manual Transmission to Pop Out of Gear on Toyota Tercel
Average mileage: 155,000 (154,000–156,000)
Drive Train affected: Manual Transmission
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1996 Toyota Tercel156,000Visitor
Fourth gear pop out. Will try replacing bushings.
1992 Toyota Tercel- Manual Transmission154,000Visitor
Pops out of gear in 3rd and 4th gear when cruising, will try to find replacement bushings.
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